INTRALOT IS GRANTED A LICENCE TO OPERATE GAMES IN TASMANIA
INTRALOT S.A., the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, further expands its presence in the Australian market, as the Tasmanian Gaming Commission granted a permit to operate a number of games in the State of Tasmania.
Following the license awarding in the state of Victoria, INTRALOT Australia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of INTRALOT S.A., was granted a Foreign Games Permit to operate in Tasmania a variety of lottery and instant games. More precisely, the company will offer Keno 10/20/70, Cross & Match, Bingo, Pick3, Pick5 Heads or Tails and Instant Tickets. Operations are scheduled to begin shortly.
Keno and Instant Tickets are extremely popular in Tasmania and INTRALOT is looking forward to increasing the gaming choices of the Tasmanian players, offering a wide variety of new and appealing games. INTRALOT is expected to offer games through a distribution network of more than 80 points of sale.
Tasmania has a total population of about 500,000 inhabitants and has an AAA credit rating for both local and foreign currency directions. It is anticipated that Tasmania's economy will grow by 3.25% in 2007-2008, which is expected to result in a further increase of employment. Tasmania's growth rate is forecast to continue to exceed the national average.
INTRALOT S.A. CEO, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, commented: «We are very pleased to expand our presence to a third Australian state in such a short period of time. The Australian market has trusted INTRALOT in order to get into a whole new era and INTRALOT is determined to exceed its expectations. The Tasmanian people will benefit from new exciting games that will be provided by INTRALOT in the most socially responsible way».
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content and sports betting management, to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. It’s broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting & Video Lottery operations and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a competitive advantage which contributes directly to customers’ efficiency, profitability and growth. With presence in 45 countries, with approximately 4.400 people and revenues of €835,5 m. for 2007, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.